The 9 Muses are daughters of Zeus and Mnemosyne, Greek goddesses personifying the inspiration for the sciences and the arts. My highly opinionated news-blog draws inspiration from both the science and the art of Rheumatology.

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

Diagnosing Thoracic Outlet Syndrome: Current Approaches and Future Directions How to truly identify and treat thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS)

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Exercise In The Injured

Broke Your Right Arm? Exercise Your Left. It May Help, Really. Working out the muscles on one side of our bodies can keep the muscles… Unilateral strength training leads…

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Exercise In Older Individuals

Effects of Blood Flow Restriction Training on Muscular Strength and Hypertrophy in Older Individuals: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Background The combination of low-load… Low-load resistance training with blood…

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Exercise & Longevity

Those 2-Minute Walk Breaks? They Add Up Whether you move for long stretches or in sporadic spurts, the effect on… Moderate‐to‐Vigorous Physical Activity and All‐Cause Mortality: Do Bouts Matter?…

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Deep Vein Thrombosis

Immune Factors in Deep Vein Thrombosis Initiation Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a major origin of morbidity and mortality.… Risk of venous thromboembolism in patients with psoriatic arthritis, psoriasis…

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NLRP3 Inflammasome and the IL-1 Pathway in Atherosclerosis HomeCirculation ResearchVol. 122, No. 12NLRP3 Inflammasome and the IL-1 Pathway in… Plasma Complement Activation in Rheumatic Diseases May Accelerate Coronary Artery…

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APS Management

Management of antiphospholipid syndrome Antiphospholipid syndrome, also known as ‘Hughes Syndrome’, is an autoimmune disease characterised by a set of clinical manifestations,… Rivaroxaban vs warfarin in high-risk patients with…

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Anti-phospholipid Antibodies and Myocardial Infarction The Annals of Internal Medicine features a communique from the Karolinska Institutet in… Antiphospholipid antibodies are surprisingly common in first-MI patients CHICAGO – It’s…

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Anti-Phospholipid Antibodies

Anti-phospholipid IgG antibodies detected by line immunoassay differentiate patients with anti-phospholipid syndrome and other autoimmune diseases While the anti-phospholipid antibodies are pathognomonic of the Anti-Phospholipid Syndrome, some may also…

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